Aricept

 
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Without a Prescription

Aricept is prescribed to treat Alzheimer's disease by preventing the breakdown of a chemical named acetylcholine that is found in the brain.
Aricept is prescribed for the treatment of mild to moderate dementia of the Alzheimer's type.

Warnings

You may be given a lower dosage or may need to undergo special monitoring while under treatment with Aricept:
- Seizures;
- Need to have surgery;
- Lung problems including asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD);
- Liver disease;
- Kidney disease including difficulty in urina ting;
- History of stomach ulcers;
- Heart disease such as slow irregular heartbeat;

Inform your doctor if you are regularly taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as:
- Oxaprozin (Daypro);
- Naproxen (Naprosyn Anaprox Aleve);
- Nabumetone (Relafen);
- Ketorolac (Orudis Orudis KT Oruvail);
- Indomethacin (Indocin);
- Ibuprofen (Motrin Advil Nuprin);

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are:
- Blurred vision;
- Collapse;
- Fain ting;
- Seizures;
- Serious nausea;
- Slow heartbeat and breathing;
- Sustained or severe dizziness;
- Swea ting;
- Vomi ting;
- Watering mouth;

Side Effects

It is recommended to stop intake of Aricept and to seek immediate medical assistance if you experience allergic reactions that include:
- Closing of the throat;
- Difficulty in breathing;
- Swelling of the lips tongue face or hives;

Other minor side effects that are likely to occur are the following:
- Abdominal pain or diarrhea;
- Drowsiness or dizziness;
- Dry mouth;
- Insomnia or vivid dreams;
- Muscle cramps;
- Nausea vomi ting or decreased appetite;

The most frequently reported side effects associated with Aricept (Aricept) include:
- Diarrhea;
- Dizziness;
- Fatigue;
- Generalized Pain;
- Headache;
- Increased Frequency Of Urination;
- Insomnia;
- Joint Pain;
- Loss Of Appetite;
- Muscle Cramping;
- Nausea;
- Vomiting;
- Weight Loss;

Drug Interactions

Have a talk with your physician if you are taking any of these drugs:
- Carbamazepine (Tegretol);
- Dexamethasone (Decadron);
- Fluconazole (Diflucan);
- Itraconazole (Sporanox);
- Ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- Mephobarbital (Mebaral);
- Methylprednisolone (Medrol);
- Pentobarbital (Nembutal);
- Phenobarbital (Luminal Solfoton);
- Phenytoin (Dilantin);
- Prednisolone (Prelone Prediapred);
- Prednisone (Deltasone);
- Quinidex Quinaglute);
- Quinidine (Cardioquin;
- Rifabutin (Mycobutin);
- Rifampin (Rifadin Rifamate Rifater);
- Secobarbital (Seconal);

Form.

Tablets: 5 milligrams,
Tablets: 10 milligrams.

Dosage.

Aricept is generally taken once daily at night prior to retiring. Its absorption is not affected by food so that it may be taken with or without food.
Without Prescription (2017)